Satellites key to addressing water scarcity 22 March 2019
Satellites key to addressing water scarcity 22 March 2019 Today is World Water Day, but with millions of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe struggling to cope in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, the notion of water shortages may not be at the forefront of our minds right now. Even so, floods, like we se...
Land-cover dynamics unveiled21 March 2019
Land-cover dynamics unveiled21 March 2019 Billions of image pixels recorded by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission have been used to generate a high-resolution map of land-cover dynamics across Earth’s landmasses. This map also depicts the month of the peak of vegetation and gives new insight i...
Copernicus Sentinel-1 maps floods in wake of Idai 20 March 2019
Copernicus Sentinel-1 maps floods in wake of Idai 20 March 2019 As millions of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe struggle to cope with the aftermath of what could be the southern hemisphere’s worst storm, Copernicus Sentinel-1 is one of the satellite missions being used to map flooded areas to help relief...
Taking gravity from strength to strength20 March 2019
Taking gravity from strength to strength20 March 2019 Ten years ago, ESA launched one of its most innovative satellites. GOCE spent four years measuring a fundamental force of nature: gravity. This extraordinary mission not only yielded new insights into our gravity field, but led to some amazing discove...
Sentinels monitor converging ice cracks14 March 2019
Sentinels monitor converging ice cracks14 March 2019 The Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar mission shows how cracks cutting across Antarctica’s Brunt ice shelf are on course to truncate the shelf and release an iceberg about the size of Greater London – it’s just a matter of time.
Nitrogen dioxide pollution mapped12 March 2019
Nitrogen dioxide pollution mapped12 March 2019 New maps that use information from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite reveal nitrogen dioxide emission being released into the atmosphere in cities and towns across the globe.
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